16 institutions from Pakistan have successfully made it to the list of top 500 Times Higher Education (THE) institutions, according to Asia University Rankings 2021 list.
How are the Universities Judged to be Ranked?
The universities ranked by THE Time Higher Education Asia University Rankings base their decision on 13 indicators similar to the indicators used by THE World University Rankings; however, these are regulated as per requirement.
To provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparison, the judgment is made upon their core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international outlook. The 2021 rankings include 551 universities from 30 countries.
16 Pakistani universities that made it to the list are Quaid-i-Azam University, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, COMSATS University Islamabad, University of Peshawar, University of Agriculture – Faisalabad, Government College University – Faisalabad, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), National University of Sciences and Technology, University of Punjab, Bahauddin Zakariya University, University of Engineering & Technology (UET) Lahore, Government College University Lahore, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, PMS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, University of Sargodha, and the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore.
China is home to the continent’s top two universities for the second consecutive year. Japan is the most-represented nation again this year, with 116 institutions, up from 110 last year.
China’s Tsinghua University based in Beijing made it to the top of the list.
China’ Peking University, based in Beijing at made it to the second spot on the list.
Lastly, The National University of Singapore managed to score third place on the list.
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